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Sara Strand

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Superior stay at home mom of four, Sara is a blogger, book reviewer, always honest and sometimes funny. When she's not doing any of those things you can find her at a concert pretending she's 22 again. You can read more from Sara on her blog http://strandupdate.blogspot.com.

Involved or No? Establishing a Good Relationship With a Teacher and School

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I almost feel unqualified to write this because I am not a teacher. I wanted to be a teacher but for various reasons, I never went to school for it and I regret it...

Back to School: We Can Rock This

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There are two kinds of parents: ones who never want summer to end and those who would love year round school (maybe with a few breaks sprinkled in). I'd say I lean toward the...
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Practicing Mindfulness: DIY Calm Down Jars For Everyone

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Mindfulness is a trending topic lately, have you noticed? This past year has shaken a lot of lives, and in some moments it has been challenging to feel present. In stressful situations, calmness is...
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Screen-Free Road Trips with All of the Kids

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If you’ve flown recently or have even looked at the prices of flights, you know the total cost is a punch to the gut. Struggling with the reality of the cost to fly our...
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Navigating the Teenage Sea Part 2 : Tips from an Almost Professional Mom

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I feel like it is almost premature to give you my tips because I'm not done with the teen years, yet. I literally just registered my teen for driver’s education and just… pray for...
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Navigating the Teenage Hormone Sea Terrified: Part 1

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I vaguely remember having my first daughter and I was straight terrified. I had never held a baby much less taken care of one. I babysat kids around ages 6 and up, and I...

Get Through the Winter Doldrums When you Despise the Outdoors

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Doldrums: a state or period of inactivity, stagnation, or depression. Doesn't this sound exactly like winter in the Twin Ports? I know I am a bit of a rarity in northern Minnesota/Wisconsin in that...

Quarantine is Not the Best of Me

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I know I’m not special. I know I am not the only one struggling in this weird coronavirus quarantine haze we keep finding ourselves in. I know I am not the only mom of...

Simple Storage Solutions For Stuff You Have No Idea What To Do With

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Raise your hand if you are forever looking for the other mitten that matches the one your child is demanding to wear. Or maybe you have a pile of artwork and whatever gets sent...

Take a Drive: Have Hard Conversations in the Car

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I remember thinking when my oldest was very little that I would never end up cringing at the hard conversations. I was determined to be the mom who was upfront and gave blunt, but...